Martha’s Vineyard 3-hour shared tour from Oak Bluffs
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Martha’s Vineyard 3-hour shared tour from Oak Bluffs

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the 6 unique towns of Martha’s Vineyard with a local expert guide
  • Visit the Flying Horses, the oldest carousel in America
  • Admire the colorful Victorian gingerbread cottages in Oak Bluff
  • Go over the bridge used in the filming of the movie Jaws
What to expect

Discover the history of the Island's 6 unique towns! Your guides are passionate locals who will share their love of the island with you, so sit back and enjoy all this island has to offer!

First, you'll explore Oak Bluffs, a Victorian seaside resort that was built around the Methodist campgrounds. The campground is now known for its 300+ Victorian gingerbread cottages from the mid-1800s. Here, you'll also stop by the Flying Horse Carousel, one of the oldest platforms carousels still in use. You'll continue to Edgartown, a museum piece community with its historic harbor and waterfront, along with its white Greek Revival houses built by whaling captains carefully maintained to this day. You'll stop by The Old Whaling Church, the Edgartown Harbor Lighthouse and the historic Harborview Hotel.

You'll visit the busy harbor town of Vineyard Haven, the entry port to Martha’s Vineyard since the mid-1600s. You'll take a drive through the scenic up-island countryside passing through the historic farming towns of West Tisbury and Chilmark, making a 15-min stop in Menemsha an Idyllic fishing village where you can taste some clam 'chowdah' or 'lobstah bisque'. You’ll see the breathtaking multi-colored clay cliffs of Aquinnah and the impressive Gay Head lighthouse, where you'll have a chance to take pictures and stretch your legs.

On the drive back, you'll catch glimpses of centuries-old stone walls, views to the Atlantic shoreline, grazing livestock, rolling hills and historic homesteads. And the best part, you'll go over the bridge used in the filming of the movie Jaws!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Guided tour
    • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    Where

    1 Seaview Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557, United State

    Meeting point:

    The Steamship Authority Oak Bluffs Terminal. You will indicate if you're already on the Island or where your ferry will be docking during check-out. Follow the instructions depending on the point of your arrival:

    • Hy-line Ferry: Walk off the Hyline, turn right, with water on your right and walk along the dock to Lake Ave. Turn left on Lake Ave. (Nancy’s on the corner) and head up Lake Ave, until you arrive at the small yellow building which is the Steamship terminal. You will see several vans parked along the front of the building curb. Look for a mini-bus or van with 'MV Transport'
    • Steamship Authority ferry to Oak Bluffs: Walk off the ferry, down the pier to the street. You will see several vans parked to the left along the curb. Look for mini-bus or van with 'MV Transport'
    • Seastreak from New Bedford: Walk off the ferry, down the pier to the street. You will see several vans parked to the left along the curb. Look for a mini-bus or van with 'MV Transport'
    • Island Queen: When coming off the Island Queen you will walk straight ahead up Seaview Avenue (keeping the ocean on your left) and the Steamship Authority terminal will be at the top of the hill. You will see several vans parked along the curb. Look for a mini-bus or van with 'MV Transport'
    • From Rhode Island Fast Ferry: Walk off the ferry you will walk straight ahead up Seaview Avenue (keeping the ocean on your left) and the Steamship Authority terminal will be at the top of the hill. Look for a mini-bus or van with 'MV Transport'
    What to remember
    • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
    • The minimum age to participate in this tour is 10
    • A minimum of 6 passengers is required to run, bookings close 24 hours prior to the tour. If your tour does not reach the minimum of 6, you will be notified 24 hours prior to the tour
    • Please keep in mind that the Steamship Authority offers many trips every day and some ferries dock in Oak Bluffs while others dock in Vineyard Haven. Be sure to confirm where your ferry will be docking. If you're docking in Vineyard Haven, you will need to take a bus or taxi to Oak Bluffs
    • The tour will operate in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • 2.5 hours of the tour is narrated and you'll have two 15-minute stops in Menemsha and Aquinnah Cliffs
    • Snacks available at both tour stops (snacks and non-alcoholic drinks allowed on vans)
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Martha's Vineyard Tours and Transportation
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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